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The knight was one of three types of fighting men during the middle ages: Knights, Foot Soldiers, and Archers. The medieval knight was the equivalent of the modern tank. He was covered in multiple layers of armor, and could plow through foot soldiers standing in his way. No single foot soldier or archer could stand up to any one knight. Knights were also generally the wealthiest of the three types of soldiers.

The knight was one of three types of fighting men during the middle ages: Knights, Foot Soldiers, and Archers. The medieval knight was the equivalent of the modern tank. He was covered in multiple layers of armor, and could plow through foot soldiers standing in his way. No single foot soldier or archer could stand up to any one knight. Knights were also generally the wealthiest of the three types of soldiers.

German Gauntlet for the right hand. c.1480.  Classic form for the 15th Century, highly stylised gothic type

German Gauntlet for the right hand. c.1480. Classic form for the 15th Century, highly stylised gothic type

Gothic Breastplate, c. 1485 South Germany or Austria, 15th century steel, Overall - h:50.50 w:35.80 d:15.80 cm (h:19 7/8 w:14 1/16 d:6 3/16 inches) Wt: 3.14 kg

Gothic Breastplate, c. 1485 South Germany or Austria, 15th century steel, Overall - h:50.50 w:35.80 d:15.80 cm (h:19 7/8 w:14 1/16 d:6 3/16 inches) Wt: 3.14 kg

Gothic Armor, late 15th century; extensively restored and completed ca. 1926. German and Italian. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Bequest of Bashford Dean, 1928 (29.150.8a–q) | In this work, Dean’s goal was to create a late German Gothic armor, a type often considered the pinnacle of armor-making. Complete and homogeneous examples were nonexistent on the art market by Dean’s time.

Gothic Armor, late 15th century; extensively restored and completed ca. 1926. German and Italian. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bashford Dean Memorial Collection, Bequest of Bashford Dean, 1928 (29.150.8a–q) | In this work, Dean’s goal was to create a late German Gothic armor, a type often considered the pinnacle of armor-making. Complete and homogeneous examples were nonexistent on the art market by Dean’s time.

Attributed to Lorenz Helmschmid | Sallet of Emperor Maximilian I (1459–1519)…

Attributed to Lorenz Helmschmid | Sallet of Emperor Maximilian I (1459–1519)…

1470 Gothic Armour - no info, similar suits appear in Bildindex.de, described as being in Munchen, Bayerisches Nationalmuseum

1470 Gothic Armour - no info, similar suits appear in Bildindex.de, described as being in Munchen, Bayerisches Nationalmuseum